Hottest night markets in China

08:54, August 09, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

Night markets are generally dedicated to more leisurely strolling, shopping, and eating than more businesslike day markets. Some people say strolling in the night market is the best way to know a city, and other people say that night markets lead directly to the "stomach" of a city. Therefore, to visit the local night markets is many people's choice when touring through a city.

Beijing Dong Hua Men Night Market

Located at west of Wang Fu Jing Avenue, Dong Hua Men Night Market is the largest in Beijing. Dozens of food stalls are lined next to one another with a whole lot of food for fairly inexpensive prices. They all have their prices mentioned in the price list in front of the stall, which makes it easy for you to move on to another stall in case you don't want spend the amount of money written in the price list of one stall.

In fact, the food items can also be bargained if there are lesser people in the stall. Some of the other food items available include snakes, scorpions, bijingmuo, beef on a stick and so on. The taste of the food is mostly good and people have it with great delight.

Food delicacies: baodu (quick-fried tripe), stinky tofu, mutton kebab, Bing Tang Hu Lu (candied haws on a stick), deep fried crickets, silk worm, centipede, octopus tentacles and scorpions, chicken hearts, cow stomach, spring rolls, dumplings, crab cakes and candy fruit etc.

Adjacent street: Wangfujing Street is a modern commercial street which also reflects the old Beijing. Visitors can buy traditional folk handicrafts, various forms of folk crafts and souvenirs in the street.

Other night markets in Beijing: Sanlitun, Guijie


【1】 【2】 【3】 【4】 【5】 【6】

(Editor:叶欣)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Staff members watch a screen showing the blast-off of the Long March-2FT1 carrier rocket loaded with Tiangong-1 unmanned space lab module at Beijing Aerospace Control Center, Sept. 29, 2011. Commander-in-chief of China's manned space program Chang Wanquan announced Thursday night that the launch of Tiangong-1 space lab module was successful. (Xinhua/Wang Shen)
  • Chinese President Hu Jintao watches the launch of Tiangong-1 space lab module at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 29, 2011. Other members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, including Wu Bangguo, Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang and Zhou Yongkang, are also present. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)
  • The graphics shows the launch procedures of the carrier rocket of Tiangong-1 space lab module, Long March-2FT1 on Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Lu Zhe)
  • Image taken from Beijing Aerospace Control Center shows a Long March-2FT1 carrier rocket loaded with Tiangong-1 unmanned space lab module blasting off from the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua)
  • On Sept. 28, tourists travel around the Mingshashan Scenic Area in Dunhuang, Gansu province by camel. With the National Day vacation right around the corner, more and more tourists from home and abroad are going to Dunhuang. Riding on a camel, they travel in the desert to enjoy the cities rare form of natural scenery. (Xinhua/Zhang Weixian)
  • Chinese forest armed forces work together with forest firefighters on Sept. 28. (Xinhua/Chai Liren)
Hot Forum Discussion